News for Sunday, April 21, 2013

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Out-paced

Indiana’s Paul George leads the Pacers to a 107-90 victory against the Atlanta Hawks in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference playoffs.

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Pirates down Braves

The Braves limp out of Pittsburgh after losing three in a row to the Pirates, who beat Kris Medlen and Atlanta, 4-2, on Sunday.

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Kenseth wins in Kansas

Matt Kenseth starts at the pole position and wins the Kansas STP 400, holding off Kasey Kahne.

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Lady Rams come back to win title

The Albany State Lady Rams softball team wins six games in two days, including three on Sunday, to capture the first conference title.

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ALBANY SPORTS HALL OF FAME ---Former DWS sharpshooter Bailey rounds out 2013 Albany HOF class

Former Deerfield-Windsor three-sport star and 2013 Albany Sports Hall of Fame inductee Julee Bailey made her biggest mark on the basketball court.

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Photo of the day: Kite Flier

A sunny Saturday and a good breeze are perfect for kite flying, a 5-year-old Albany boy finds.

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Georgia farmers find help in Rains

Glen Rains says his ultimate goal is to develop an automated field scout for growers.

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Public health pushing campaign for infant immunizations

National Infant Immunization Week runs through Saturday.

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Dougherty County Jail Report - April 11-18, 2013

These are individuals who were booked into the Dougherty County Jail April 11-18, 2013. The listing includes name, date of booking, law enforcement agency, reason for booking, bond and date of release.

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Fear comes back again the day after tragedy

Opinion Column

You know the feeling. You wake up filled with dread but, still groggy, you can’t put your finger on the reason. Possibilities flitter across the landscape of near-consciousness: An exam? A deadline? A speech? What day is it? Oh my God, Boston.

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Thumbs Up - April 22, 2013

Editorial

See who deserves this week's Thumbs Up!

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Southwest Georgia fighting battle against childhood obesity

Once ranked second nationally in terms of our obese child population, Georgia now ranks 17th nationally.

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Newspapers tell true story of America

Guest commentary

Buried somewhere in my parents' house in Watkinsville is a stack of aged newspapers — copies of the Athens Banner-Herald, The Oconee Enterprise and the dearly departed Athens Observer. You see, in my family, community newspapers have always been the chroniclers of family lore, of scholastic achievements, of the fleeting fame of youth.

Robert Sipes

Robert Sipes died Saturday.

Josephine Riggs Johnson

Josephine Riggs Johnson died Saturday.

Edna Harvey

Edna Harvey died Sunday.

Charles Battle

Charles Battle died Sunday.

Patricia Hancock Simpson

Patricia Hancock Simpson died Saturday.

James Rustin Rogers Sr.

James Rustin Rogers Sr. died Saturday.

Louise H. Paulk

Louise H. Paulk died Saturday.

Jessie Mae Covin

Jessie Mae Covin died Wednesday.

Geraldine T. Carter

Geraldine T. Carter died Sunday.

Georgia farmers find help in Rains

Glen Rains says his ultimate goal is to develop an automated field scout for growers.

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Bright of the Day - April 22, 2013

Pick up a copy of the Monday Albany Herald to see some of the positive things that are happening in metro Albany in the Bright Side column.

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Squawk of the Day - April 22, 2013

Pick up a copy of the Monday Albany Herald to find out what people are squawking about!

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Big 10: April 12-19, 2013

These are the 10 most-read stories of the week for April 12- 19, 2013. Click on the headline to read the full story.

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